The Joint ALMA Observatory (JAO) is planning to start the observations for Cycle 8 2021, in October 2021. A Call for Proposals (CfP) with detailed information on the new cycle is anticipated to be issued in March 2021.
The deadline for proposal submission: April 2021.
The purpose of this pre-announcement is to highlight aspects of the CfP to assist with early planning. It also contains information related to the proposal review process.
Details on the Cycle 8 2021 CfP here.
The timeline for the CfP, the capabilities and changes in the reviewing process for Cycle 8 2021 will also be presented during the virtual community assembly on December 18 at 11:00 CET (tomorrow), as previously announced. On this occasion, the ALMA director will present the latest on the Return to Operations. The event can be accessed at this link.
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